Wyoming Public Radio

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We are a non-profit commercial free station, licensed to the University of Wyoming. WPR broadcasts to approximately two-thirds of the state, including the communities of Laramie, Casper, Cheyenne, Rock Springs, Green River, Evanston, Jackson, Lander, Riverton, Cody, Powell, Rawlins, Dubois, Gillette, Sheridan, Newcastle and Torrington plus numerous communities in between. Our programming is primarily news, classical music and contemporary music. We also air jazz, folk, bluegrass, and variety programs. Wyoming Public Radio is the state's only member of National Public Radio and an affiliate of Public Radio International, sources of such favorites as A Prairie Home Companion, The Thistle & Shamrock®, Morning Edition®, All Things Considered®, and Car Talk®. Wyoming Public Radio (WPR) is an outreach service of the University of Wyoming. The Network offers more variety than most other radio stations.

Series

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5 Pieces

Following the race to develop an unlikely climate solution.

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113 Pieces

Real stories where humans and our habitat meet.

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1 Piece

Exploring the evolving identity of the American West. Produced by Wyoming Public Media and PRX. An unflinching look at the American West--its problematic history, its modern-day struggles and resilience, and how its present and future are being shaped.

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25 Pieces

Wyoming education stories produced by reporters at Wyoming Public Radio in Laramie, Wyoming.


Latest Pieces

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It's late spring and animals are on the move. Sometimes their paths cross with people. For our last episode of the season, here are two stories…thi...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2021
  • Length: 28:57
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Justin Murray and his brother Jason spent their childhoods in Florida. They did everything together: fishing, surfing, making their own surfboards....

  • Added: Jun 15, 2021
  • Length: 18:42
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It's the summer of 2019. Two more coal companies have filed for bankruptcy, and hundreds of workers are left in the lurch. Meanwhile, Jason Salfi i...

  • Added: May 11, 2021
  • Length: 45:50
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Greg Mills and his best friend Rob adventured together in the Alaska wilderness. Their dream was to run the Iditarod Trail Invitational Trail toget...

  • Added: May 10, 2021
  • Length: 38:10
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Cooper must abruptly leave Wyoming for an unexpected trip home. But there's no break in reporting on coal country: another coal-fired power plant h...

  • Added: May 10, 2021
  • Length: 46:20
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The finalists' confidence begins to crack as they're faced with the reality of setting up demonstrations in just a few months. How do their challen...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2021
  • Length: 44:25
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We take a drive north across the Wyoming prairie to visit the research center that’s been dubbed a “glimmer of hope” for coal country. There, we me...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2021
  • Length: 47:52
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Coal is on its last legs. In the coal capital of the country, in the least-populated state in the union, leaders had to make a move. So, they turne...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 13, 2021
  • Length: 35:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Shermin de Silva was an elephant researcher looking for a sign. Then she met a king.

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 31, 2021
  • Length: 18:52
  • Purchases: 2
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Wyn Wiley thought they had to pass for straight, even in their beloved outdoors. But then a special pair of boots came into their life.

Bought by Boise State Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 10, 2021
  • Length: 13:33
  • Purchases: 1